Archive | July 10, 2014

Memphis Blues Dawgs

The Monsters Game and Memphis Blues Dawgs Football hit the scene

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Officials from The Monsters Game football league gathered in Memphis yesterday to announce to the Mid-South and Memphis area its arrival. With topics from the new league’s purpose to the schedule with kickoff day Aug. 17 at Greenhill Stadium in Memphis, League Director of Development Rickey Jemison placed the […]

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Ariel Trice

Millington standout reaches her dream of playing college softball, to become a Ancilla Charger

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ariel Trice wouldn’t let her dream fade. Ariel and her parents Nate and Brandi Trice were saddened and frustrated when a couple of opportunities for Ariel to play college softball evaporated after her graduation from Millington Central High School in May. But the Trice family kept making calls, sending out videos […]

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s he walks across the stage, Jordan Browning gives one more gooseneck as a Millington Trojan.

Who’s Who 2014 Part 2

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This week’s Who’s Who concludes The Genuine Article’s look back at the 2013-14 TSSAA sports year. Most Involved Lauren Kinney & Devynn Brandon There are two ways for a student/athlete to be involved these days. The old fashion way of traveling to school events, signing up for things and being active […]

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Dairy Queen latest national chain to adorn Millington’s strip of 51

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Blizzards came to Millington just in time for Summer 2014. On June 23, the spoon-handled doors of the newest Dairy Queen in the Memphis area allowed residents of Millington to open and walk into the  8569 Highway 51 North location. Within view of the Millington’s Chili’s, Chick-Fil-A and Holiday Inn, […]

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William Marsh

TBA elects new leadership

Star Staff Reports Lewisburg Banker to Lead Group William B. Marsh, chairman and chief executive officer of First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) during ceremonies at the closing banquet of the organization’s 124th Annual Meeting. Almost 600 members of the financial services industry and related businesses […]

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Father and son team Logan and Jason Saltzman pose with a few of their winning stringer from the Reelfoot Crappie Club's Tournament held recently.

Dark Skies & A Tough Beat

By Josh Gowan With my yard manicured and my family happily content with their own activities, I was able to drag the boat into the great outdoors and produce a story worthy of the “big screen,” so long as you enjoy less-than-romantic tragedies! (If anyone is pondering the funding and casting of this script, I […]

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You Got To Live Somewhere

By Otis Griffin Have you ever noticed in our wonderful South when you meet someone for the first time invariably they question, “where you from?” Of course when you try to talk to someone that talks through their nose, you know right away they ain’t from around here.  Could it be these foreign folks from […]

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David Peel

Kids in Hot Cars

By David Peel The news this time of year always seems to tell of a baby who died in a hot car due to an absent-minded parent, or even worse, allegations of an intentional death. Regardless of the motive or lack thereof, what does Tennessee law allow you to do if you see a child […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety July 10

Arrests June 26 – 52-year-old Millington man charged with public intoxication; 46-year-old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. June 27 – 52-year-old Drummonds woman charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, possession without prescription unlawful and reckless driving. June 28 – 27-year-old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. June 29 – 48-year-old […]

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Calendar of Events July 10

Month of July Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796. Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by Plantation Oaks Hotel will be starting classes on Jan. 6 from 6-8 p.m. for the following […]

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